In case you need some inspiration, here are a few costume ideas:

 

Occupations

Military Costumes

Sailor & Sailor Girl

Army & Marines

Air Force Flightsuit

NASA Astronauts

Police & Criminal

S.W.A.T. Officer

Pilot & Flight Attendant

Doctor & Nurse

French Maid & Butler

Priest & Nun, Monks

Mac Daddies

Boxer

Chef

Firefighter

Race Car Driver

Gold Digger (Miley)

Teacher & School Girl

 

Time Periods

Cave People

Renaissance Peasant

Medieval King & Queen

Romeo & Juliet

Knight & Princess

Lord of the Rings

Viking Warriors

Barbarians

TOGA TOGA TOGA

Medusa

Titanic: Jack & Rose

Pirates & Wenches

Robin Hood & Marian

Napoleon Bonepart

Three Musketeers

Marie Antoinette & Louis the XVI

Colonial Era

Dickensian Costumes

Civil War Soldiers

Dances with Wolves

Southern Belle

Saloon Girl & Cowboy

Showgirl/Moulin Rouge

Gatsby Flappers & Gangsers/Gun Molls

Zoom Suits

40's Holleywood

50's Sockhop

50's Housewife

Grease: Danny & Sandy

Pink Ladies, T-Birds

Pin-Up Ladies (Military)

Hippies

Go-Go Dancers

Austin Powers

Leisure Suits

Disco Couples

80's Pop Stars

80's Biker Gear

Steampunk (Get Creative!)

 

Famous People

Amelia Eardhardt

Duck Dynasty (Camo)

Gangham Style: Psy

Marilyn Monroe & JFK

Sonny & Cher

I Love Lucy

The Beatles

Spice Girls

Hugh Hefner & Bunnies

Charlie Chaplin

Bonnie & Clyde

Nacho Libre

Michael Jackson

David Bowie

Prince

Marilyn Monroe

 

Disney & Other Storybooks

Aladdin & Jasmine

Alice in Wonderland

Queen of Hearts

Ariel/ Mermaids

Beauty & The Beast

Cruella Deville & Puppy

Peter Pan & Hook (pirates)

Tinkerbell & Tiger Lily

Fairies & Nymphs

Cinderella & Prince

Maleficent & Aurora

Hunchback & Esmeralda

Mary Poppins

Shrek & Fiona

Red Riding Hood & Wolf

Little Bo Peep

Jack Skellington & Sally

Mr. & Mrs. Mouse

Snow White

Dorothy, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man

Gandolph, Arwin, Legolas

Big Bad Wolf & 3 Pigs

Hansel & Gretel

Cat in the Hat

Thing 1 & Thing 2

Willy Wonka

Raggedy Ann & Andy

 

TV Characters

Sesame Street

Scooby Doo: Shaggy, Fred, Velma, Daphne

Flinstones: Fred, Wilma, Betty, Barney

Popeye & Olive Oyl

The Jetsons

Betty Boop (Jessica Rabbit)

Mario World Costumes

Strawberry Shortcake

The Smurfs

Tom & Jerry

Marvin the Martian

Buggs Bunny

Sylvester & Tweety Bird

SNL Characters: Hans & Frans, Spartan Cheerleaders

Gilligan's Island

Major Nelson & Jeanie

 

Heroes/Sci-Fi

Avatar: Jake & Neytiri

Star Wars Characters

Star Trek (Enterprise, Next-Gen, Deep Space Nine)

The Matrix

The Incredibles

Batman, Robin, Batgirl, Joker, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Cat Woman, The Penguin

Wonder Woman

Superman & Supergirl

The Flash

Avengers: Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Venom, Blacksuit Spider-Man, Green Goblin

GI Joe: Snake Eyes

Fantastic Four Team

Ninja Turtles

Power Rangers

X-Men: Wolverine, Cyclops, Magento

The Watchmen

V for Vendetta: "V"

Harvey Birdman

Hell Boy

Space Ghost

 

Scary

The Addams Family

The Munsters

Betelgeuse (Robin Thicke)

Devils & Demon

Witches & Wizards

Frankenstein's Monster

Bride of Frankenstein

Freddy Kruegar

Jason

Ghosts & Ghouls

Skeletons & Skull Monsters

Walking Dead Sherriff & Zombies (Get Creative!)

Mummies

Scary Bat

Mean Pumpkin

'Scream' Killer

Werewolf

Elvira

Hannibal Lector

Ghost Busters

Jack the Ripper

Executioner

Vampire

Grim Reaper

Mad Scientists

 

Cultural

Belly Dancers

Sultan & Harem Girls

Biblical

Geisha/China Doll

Ninjas & Sammurais

Kill Bill Yellow Tracksuit

Germanfest Barmaid

Lederhosen

Cleopatra & Caesar

Anubis (Egyptian Jackal)

Mime

Safari Guide & Animal

Bollywood Dancer

Gondoliers

Spanish Dancer

Ponchos with Sombreros

Zorro & SeƱorita

 

Animals & Mascots

(Most mascots are pictured in the Mascot Book on the front Counter)

Bulls & Cows

Horses

Chickens & Bunnies

What Does the Fox Say?

Dalmatian & Bulldog

Eagle (Go Mean Green!)

Panda Bear

Sock Monkey

Bumble Bees & Lady Bugs

Penguin

Panther & Bobcat

Lions, Tigers, & Bears

Zebra (Open-face)

Red & Blue Monsters

Purple Dinosaur

Yo Gabba Gabba: Muno

 

Holidays

Turkey

Pilgrims

Native Americans

Santa & Mrs. Clause

Reindeer (Rudolph)

Christmas Tree

'Elf' & Jovi

Snowman

The Grinch

Mardi Gras Jesters

Statue of Liberty

Leprechauns

 

Funny

M&M's

Giant Heart

'Big Mama' Maid

Corn on the Cob

Pizza

Clowns & Jesters

Ring Masters & Animals

Hillbillies

Crash Dummies

Flamingo Rider

Streaker (Trench Coat)

Whoopie Cushion

Blades of Glory